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Update 09/25/20 The State of Montana surpassed 300 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 Friday for the second day in a row. The state announced 323 new positive results from 4,598 tests. That makes today’s positive case count the second highest number in one day, after yesterday’s record-breaking case count.

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Artist Helen L. Rietz Finds Beauty In Montana's 'Bypassed' Places

Artist Helen L. Rietz is one of the more unique and recognizable artists in Montana. Working exclusively in the notoriously unforgiving medium of watercolor, her abandoned subjects are juxtaposed with the natural beauty of the Montana landscapes surrounding them. Her 33 piece exhibit entitled "Bypassed," recently opened in the Holter Museum in Helena Montana Listen to Rietz's interview with MTPR's Tom Berich now.

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Federal Judge Ousts Trump's Top Public Lands Chief

A federal judge in Montana has ousted President Trump's top public lands official. The ruling blocks William Perry Pendley from continuing to serve as the temporary head of the Bureau of Land Management, a post he has held for more than a year. The judge ruled in response to a lawsuit filed by Montana Gov. Steve Bullock who argued it's illegal for Pendley to lead the agency because he had never been confirmed by the Senate. Bullock is also in a tight race to unseat Montana's Republican Sen....

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